The couple is planning an Aug. 15, 2009, wedding in Lancaster, Ohio. The reception will be held at the Elks Club in Lancaster following the ceremony.
Melissa graduated from Muskingum College in 2005. She is a youth career advisor for Fairfield County Job and Family Services.
Troy graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2006. He graduated from law school at Ohio State University in 2009. He will begin work as an attorney at Squire, Saunders and Dempsey in Columbus, after completing the bar exam.